Fort Lancaster C.S.A.

Fort Lancaster C.S.A. (HM4GV)

Location: Ozona, TX 76943 Crockett County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 42.624', W 101° 12.079'

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Site 33 miles west on U.S. 290. Upon U.S. surrender Texas forts start of Civil War. Made part Confederate far western frontier line. Occupied by 2nd Texas Cavalry on supply line to and from Arizona-New Mexico. Campaign 1861-62, intended to make Confederacy an ocean to ocean nation. When regular patrols to guard supply trains and check Indian activities grew dull life spiced by camp newspaper and nightly sport of shooting pesky coyotes. A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
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HM NumberHM4GV
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:16am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 289191 N 3399576
Decimal Degrees30.71040000, -101.20131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 42.624', W 101° 12.079'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 42' 37.44" N, 101° 12' 4.74" W
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Area Code(s)325, 432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1008 Avenue E, Ozona TX 76943, US
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